APRN: Alaska News
By Alaska Public Radio Network
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Get Alaska statewide news from the stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). With a central news room in Anchorage and contributing reporters spread across the state, we capture news in the Voices of Alaska and share it with the world. Tune in to your local APRN station in Alaska, visit us online at APRN.ORG or subscribe to the Alaska News podcast right here. These are individual news stories, most of which appear in Alaska News Nightly (available as a separate podcast).
||Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 26, 2015||ACLU-Alaska Applauds SCOTUS Marriage Decision; Efforts Underway to Recover 9 Plane Crash Victims; Budget Cuts Sideline 3 of Alaska's 11 Ferries; Senator Calls on Governor to Expand Medicaid; How David Holthouse Decided to Out the ‘Bogeyman’; Juneau So||26 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||ACLU-Alaska Applauds SCOTUS Marriage Decision||In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court today declared same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. That means the status quo will continue in Alaska, where same-sex marriage was legalized in October. Download Audio||26 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Efforts Underway to Recover Victims of Fatal Plane Crash||Recovery efforts were under way early Friday afternoon for nine people killed on Thursday when a floatplane crashed into the side of a steep mountain in Misty Fiords National Monument outside of Ketchikan. Download Audio||26 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Budget Cuts Sideline 3 of Alaska’s 11 Ferries||The Alaska Marine Highway System plans to lay up three of its 11 ferries for most of the next budget year. A draft schedule released Friday shows the Taku out for all of fiscal year 2016, which begins in July. The fast ferries Chenega and Fairweather will||26 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Senator Calls On Governor To Expand Medicaid||A prominent Democrat in the state Senate is calling on Governor Bill Walker to expand Medicaid in Alaska without approval from the legislature. Anchorage Senator Bill Wielechowski says now that the Supreme Court has upheld insurance subsidies in Alaska th||26 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||How David Holthouse Decided to Name the ‘Bogeyman’||A high profile case about an alleged child rape from 1978 is at an impasse because of Alaska’s old statute of limitations. Download Audio||26 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Juneau soccer camp grooms players for the international field||As the U.S. team heads to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals this weekend, a Juneau soccer camp is teaching kids all about the global sport. Download Audio||26 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|